State Theatre New Jersey
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Marketing Manager

Reports to the Vice President of Marketing & Guest Services

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Responsible for assisting the marketing and sales teams in implementing strategy for State Theatre New Jersey events. Under direction of the VP of Marketing & Guest Services, manages event and series marketing campaigns, coordinates with artists’ management, media, and promotional partners. Manages the department budget. Must be able to multitask, have strong CRM database experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be comfortable working in a team setting as well as working cross-departmentally.

Specific DUTIES

  • Assist the VP of Marketing & Guest Services, Director of Communications & Community Engagement, and Creative Director to plan and implement marketing strategies for State Theatre New Jersey shows and events.
  • Coordinate ad buys (print, radio, television, digital, etc.) and oversee production and placement of materials.
  • Monitor paid digital/social media marketing campaigns and budgets related to events.
  • Assist in the evaluation of all promotions and marketing campaigns. Track event ticket sales and revenue, analyzing sales patterns and provide reporting as necessary.
  • Assist the VP of Marketing & Guest Services, Director of Communications & Community Engagement, and Creative Director in coordinatation with tour, media, and promotional partners to maximize opportunities.
  • Manage event marketing plans/budgets including on-sale timeline and marketing, with direction from the VP of Marketing & Guest Services and other marketing staff.
  • Create all event marketing summaries and backups for show settlement.
  • Log invoices and maintain departmental logs and reports.
  • Provide support for various communications and media relations activities.
  • Assist the VP of Marketing & Guest Services, Director of Communications & Community Engagement, and Creative Director to prepare media sponsorship proposals. Manage their implementation.
  • Manage and coordinate media partner special events, greet/escort media sponsors at events.
  • Create targeted marketing lists—coordinate list processing with mail house as necessary.
  • Manage event and marketing campaign direct mail projects.
  • Edit and proof copy for promotions.
  • Facilitate internal and external added show communication (added show forms, obtaining assets, coordinating on-sale timelines and promotions to support on-sales).
  • Attend events and assist in coordination of marketing special events and meet and greets.
  • Monitor in-venue marketing and customer service issues on behalf of the marketing team in association with the Director of Communications & Community Engagement.
  • Schedule and staff information tables at public events.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Required qualifications

  • 2+ years marketing experience, cultural event marketing preferred
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) transactional database
  • Experience in data and trend analysis
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-faceted environment
  • Ability to manage a variety of assignments concurrently and meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team in a collaborative environment
  • Experience in using data analysis to inform business strategy
  • Project management experience

PREFERRED qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or 2+ years minimum database experience
  • Experience working with Tessitura CRM database
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends based on show schedules

ABOUT STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY

State Theatre New Jersey is the centerpiece and premier venue for the New Brunswick arts community. State Theatre presents a diverse roster of entertainment, including international orchestras, Broadway, comedy, dance, contemporary concerts, family events, and more. The theater is the state’s second largest not-for-profit presenting hall, which contributes commensurately to New Jersey's $45 million performing-arts tourism industry, annually attracting more than 200,000 patrons. In addition, some 30,000 students and teachers annually attend its school performances and participate in its in-school robust education programs, including the Artist-in-Residence program, Milk & Cookies Series, Sensory-Friendly Performances, and other outreach activities. 

State Theatre New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please provide a cover letter and resume to HR@stnj.org


MARKETING/PR INTERNSHIP

The Marketing/PR intern will work closely with staff to implement marketing, public relations, and audience development initiatives. The in-person internship requires a minimum of 15 hours each week between Mon-Fri (9am-6pm) per a mutually agreed upon schedule.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assisting with marketing and PR campaigns for STNJ events 
  • Social Media content creation (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Writing, editing, and proofing blogs, website and marketing copy, and press releases
  • Assisting with various projects for STNJ's 100th anniversary campaign including research, archival projects, and testimonials 

Must have strong organizational skills, strong writing skills, and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

This position is on a volunteer basis and is therefore unpaid. Students can arrange to receive college credit.

how to apply

Email your resume and cover letter to Kelly Blithe, Director of Communications & Community Engagement, at kblithe@stnj.org.


DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP

State Theatre New Jersey is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual with strong organizational, written, and interpersonal skills to assist with fundraising efforts. The in-person internship requires a minimum of 15 hours each week between Mon-Fri (9am-6pm) per a mutually agreed upon schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Prospecting using iWave
  • Researching individual prospects and donors
  • Researching companies and foundations for possible partnerships and grant opportunities
  • Writing letters of inquiry, solicitations, and gift acknowledgements
  • Special writing projects (newsletter articles, grant blurbs, social media, posts/blogs, etc.)
  • Data entry and updates using Tessitura
  • Creating and updating Development Department plans and calendars
  • Special event projects
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating lists
  • Filing and file upkeep
  • Mass mailing projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates must possess strong writing skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

This position is on a volunteer basis and is therefore unpaid. Students can arrange to receive college credit.

how to apply

Email your resume and cover letter to Leah Anglum, Manager of Patron Relations & Development Operations, at langlum@stnj.org.


GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

State Theatre New Jersey is seeking an innovative graphic design intern to design marketing materials for STNJ. The in-person internship requires a minimum of 15 hours a week to be worked Mon-Fri (9am-5pm)—per a mutually agreed upon schedule. 

Responsibilities

  • Design web graphics for the State Theatre New Jersey website, social media platforms, and online advertising
  • Design promotional materials such as posters, flyers, and advertisements
  • Resize and touch up photos and artist images
  • Various administrative duties such as proofing copy, working in the State Theatre Digital Asset Management database, and assisting on Marketing Department projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • High proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator
  • Strong typographic skills, ability to accept criticism and multi-task, and good eye for proofing
  • Knowledge of Video Editing in Adobe Premiere and HTML a plus

This position is on a volunteer basis and is therefore unpaid. Students can arrange to receive college credit.

how to apply

Email your resume, cover letter, and samples of your portfolio to Tracy Furr, Creative Director, at tfurr@stnj.org.


State Theatre New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, employment, training, promotion, demotion, leaves of absence, and termination. All applications will be considered only on the basis of the applicant's knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. It is our established policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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